Tukangbesi Islands

Country/Territory Indonesia
Area 0 km2
Altitude 0 - 0m
Priority -
Habitat loss -
Knowledge -

General characteristics

These islands are in the Banda Sea, off the south-east peninsula of Sulawesi (see EBA 166; also for map), Indonesia. They support two small-island specialist restricted-range species, Elegant Imperial-pigeon Ducula concinna (see Secondary Area s110) and Pink-headed Imperial-pigeon Ducula rosacea (see Secondary Area s107).

Restricted-range species

Species IUCN Category
Blue-tailed Imperial-pigeon (Ducula concinna) LC
Pink-headed Imperial-pigeon (Ducula rosacea) NT

Important Bird Areas (IBAs)
IBA Code Site Name Country

Threat and conservation

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Endemic Bird Areas factsheet: Tukangbesi Islands. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2018.